Occupy Wall Street Plans an Egyptian Expedition |... →
abudai: The organizers, at the behest of Egyptian civil society groups, will send 20 activists to Egypt to monitor the Nov. 28 elections. They’ll consist of two to four representatives from six of the existing Occupy working groups, including press, movement building, direct action, mediation, and medical. The significance is mostly symbolic, but they say their participation will “work to...
Spread this like wildfire! →
occupyallstreets: Operation Walk Out will take place on November 30th in solidarity with The National Association of Head Teachers. Students and teachers have been greatly impacted by the economic crisis. Our teachers have been continually laid off and schools have lost funding due to budget cuts. We need to send our government a message, our education should be top priority. The Walk Out...
Police arrest EDL supporters 'to prevent breach of... →
Police have arrested 156 supporters of the English Defence League in order to prevent a breach of the peace, Scotland Yard said. It is understood the EDL supporters were planning to target Occupy LSX protesters outside St Paul’s Cathedral. The EDL followers were arrested outside the Red Lion pub, in Westminster, and taken to central London police stations.
Finally, a Judge Stands up to Wall Street | Matt... →
Federal judge Jed Rakoff, a former prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney’s office here in New York, is fast becoming a sort of legal hero of our time. He showed that again yesterday when he shat all over the SEC’s latest dirty settlement with serial fraud offender Citigroup, refusing to let the captured regulatory agency sweep yet another case of high-level criminal malfeasance under the rug. The...
Man shot near Occupy Oakland camp →
A man was shot this evening near the Occupy Oakland encampment outside City Hall, witnesses said. The man was shot outside the 12th Street BART station at 14th Street and Broadway about 5 p.m. Witnesses said four to six shots were fired. Oakland firefighters performed CPR on the victim, who was taken away in an ambulance. Two longtime Occupy Oakland campers said they did not recognize the ...
The Next Step →
More swiftly than we ever believed possible, the occupation at Zuccotti Park has opened up a political conversation and shifted the terrain. A recent poll revealed that 67 percent of New Yorkers agree with the views of Occupy Wall Street protesters and that almost three-quarters of them favor a tax on millionaires. People who have not been to demonstrations in years—or perhaps...
Occupy Rva: 2 arrests, 3 incidences of police... →
occupyrva: Police made 2 arrests yesterday during a rally for the Occupy RVA movement. During the police encounter, 3 incidences of police brutality have been reported. Later in the day, a strong police presence was observed at the site of the encampment at Festival Park, with the number of officers observers reporting as close to 80 or more. This comes after a raid on the Occupy Richmond...
youngl0rds asked: The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) said that 78.8 per cent of the 24,000 members that were balloted had voted to go ahead with strike action. Thousands of schools could be closed. In it’s 114-year history the NAHT has never before voted to take strike action. Can you please spread the info to fellow occupiers and maybe march in solidarity with the teachers on the 30th.
Occupy Edmonton in need of winter provisions |... →
2 Large Tent Stoves and 2 Large Canvas Arctic tents. One of our biggest needs right now are warm spaces we can use to continue to provide for the food needs of the camp and to retain our 24-hour presence at the site. We are hoping to use one tent as our winter cooking tent. This tent will allow us to continue to feed the occupiers and other vulnerable community members that need support. ...
The Occupations Report: 11/8 →
occupyonline: Previous 11/7 Report NATIONWIDE Occupy the Polls! Several Occupy sites and their allies are encouraging folks to get out and rock the vote today. Sites like Cincinnati, Boston, Tulsa and others have been sending links with information on the candidates via twitter all day and encouraging Occupy Asheville Occupy Ashville member, Martin Ramsey, reports that following Occupy...
If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in...– George Monbiot (via thenonviolentcommunist)
Occupy The Highway: The 99% March to Washington →
On November 23rd, the Congressional Deficit Reduction Super-Committee will meet to decide on whether or not to keep Obama’s extension to the Bush tax-cuts - which only benefit the richest 1% of Americans in any kind of significant way. Luckily, a group of OWS’ers are embarking on a two-week march from Liberty Plaza to the White House to let the committee know what the 99% think...